Slobbering toads and cobwebs! Here is a most unusual course in the art of magic potions, to the sounds of the orchestra! Your instructor is a very industrious and chatty sorcerer, but will the recipes of his spells have that hocus-pocus effect? With magically themed works, take the plunge into a bewitching world!
John Williams, Hedwig’s Theme (in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone)
Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman): “Overture”
Dukas, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Saint-Saëns, Danse macabre
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition: IX. “The Hut on Fowl’s Legs (Baba Yaga)”
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: V. “Songe d’une nuit de sabbat” (Dream of a Witches’ Sabbah)